|The Magnificent Ambersons - Booth Tarkington|
LibriVox recording of The Magnificent Ambersons, by Booth Tarkington. Read by Mark F. Smith. In a world where a gentleman’s life is defined more “by being, rather than by doing,” a family’s reputation can be compromised if it is not guarded carefully, and the sole heir of the Amberson family is proving himself to be a difficult person. Expected by the family to carry on its proud traditions, George Amberson Minafer is trusted implicitly...
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|MIT 24.213 Philosophy of Film, Fall 2004 - MIT OpenCourseWare|
Instructor: Prof. Irving Singer This course is a seminar on the philosophical analysis of film art, with an emphasis on the ways in which it creates meaning through techniques that define a formal structure. There is a particular focus on aesthetic problems about appearance and reality, literary and visual effects, communication and alienation through film technology. View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/24-213F04
Keywords: Philosophy; seminar; analysis; film; art; meaning; formal structure; aesthetic; problems; appearance; reality; literary; visual effects; communication; alienation; technology; Beauty and the Beast; Welles; Orson; Citizen Kane; Allen; Woody; The Purple Rose of Cairo; Visconti; Luchino; Death in Venice; Renoir; Jean; The Rules of the Game; Hitchcock; Alfred; The 39 Steps; Lindstrom; Megahey; BBC Television; The Magnificent Ambersons; The Crime of Monsieur Lange; Le Roi d'Yveto